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Old Forester 2016 Birthday Bourbon

The 2016 Birthday Bourbon barrel selection commemorates the 15th anniversary of the first-ever release. Unlike various previous selections, where barrels were drawn from different warehouses and/or floors and locations within a warehouse, the 2016 release has uniquely matured together on the same floor within the same warehouse.  This year, all of the bourbon matured in a very warm location, giving it a deep, rich oak forward personality.

Ultimate Spirits Challenge 2017 - 96, Extraordinary, Ultimate Recommendation
Cocktail Enthusiast - "You're met with pleasant aromas of oak, cinnamon spice, chocolate and orange peels."
Ultimate Spirits Challenge | Cocktails - Whisky Sour - Drop Dead Delicious - 4 1/2 Stars
IWSC - Silver Outstanding
Whisky Advocate - 90, "This is a year-round front porch sipper."
A bottle of Old Forester 2016 Birthday Bourbon on a black background.
  • Aroma

    Deep reddish umber. Complex and cinnamon wood spiced with nutty chocolate, dark caramel and rich oak notes all brightened with a dash of crisp citrus fruit.

  • Taste

    Mulled spice sweetness and fruity with bright citrus peel highlights.

  • Finish

    Long and warm with mulled fruit character lingering on.

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